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Do I add a degree when using a digital thermometer under the arm?


Asked by MJ_BN_FE at 2:39 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Health

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  • Under arm is always add a degree
    rectal is take away a degree
    mouth is usually right on.

    However, you can tell the doctor the EXACT temp and where you took it.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:41 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Yes

    Answer by Jademom07 at 2:40 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Under the arm, yes add a degree.

    Answer by August07Mom at 2:40 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I was always told yes but my kids DR says its unnecessary to add or take away a degree... He just wants to know where we took it


    Answer by bjojola at 2:43 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Wow. I never knew that. Thanks mommas!

    Answer by TALuke at 2:51 PM on Sep. 30, 2010